Boxing News by Jill Diamond
Jill Diamond, proud daughter-in-law of Clyde “the Texas Tornado” Chastain, is the International Chair of WBC World Boxing Cares, a program that reaches out to impoverished children and the needy in 164 countries. Her journey sends her across the globe as an Official and Supervisor of Championship bouts, and as an Ambassador for various children’s programs and International NGOs. Ms. Diamond's commitment was recognized by Ring 8’s Humanitarian Award, WBC’s Woman of the Year, PAL’s 911 Award, and acknowledged by the California Legislature for her work with women athletes. She was recently appointed by to the Congressional “Mental Health Task Force,” and inducted into the Boxing Hall of Legends in September, 2013. In addition, Jill writes for television and runs several websites, including Ichannel Media’s Combatt App. She also served as the Co Chair of the World Boxing Council and Chair of the North American Boxing Federation’s Female Divisions. Prior to sports, she starred on Broadway, was a multiple Emmy winner for Television Composition and Production, working with P&G, ECTV and ABC Cap City; and designed campaigns for hospitals and pharmaceuticals; including USC Norris, Katie Couric’s Colon Cancer Initiative, Random House, Anatomical Travelogue and DCI Networks. She also wrote and sang Jingles for McCann Erickson and was a Motown recording artist.
Outside the Ring: Christy Martin – December 25th, 2016“In the ring, I wanted to be explosive and entertaining for the fans. Out of the ring I am finally finding who the real me is…”
Outside the Ring: 2Nations1Dream – December 2nd, 2016“Using the discipline and respect necessary in the ring as a platform, their lives are forever changed. Their visions broadened. Their ideas uplifted…”
Outside the Ring: Mercedes Vázquez – October 6th, 2016When Abraham Lincoln said, “Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth,” I guess New York wasn’t included…
Outside the Ring: Monica Sears – May 31st, 2016Once a publicist, Monica Sears rose, with steady steps and a sharp mind, to Vice President of Operations for Golden Boy Promotions…